|This correspondence will verify your qualification for the GAM Championship at Flint Golf Club on Monday, August 16th, 2010. There will be 84 players who will compete over 36 holes on that day with the field being cut to the low 30 and ties for the final 18 holes on Tuesday, August 17th.
Note: Should there be a need to adjust second round tee times, players will be notified when they return their first round scorecards. Be sure to confirm your afternoon starting time before leaving the scoring area.
TEE TIME: You should arrive at your assigned tee at least ten (10) minutes prior to your scheduled starting time for instructions from the starter.
CHAMPIONSHIP YARDAGE: Available @ gam.org, under Tournaments / GAM Championships / GAM Championship – Course Setup.
DIRECTIONS: Take I-75 to I-475 to the Bristol Rd. exit. Go E to Saginaw St. Go N on Saginaw St. past Atherton and the Applegate Chevrolet Used Car & Truck lot. Go E at the light at Livingston and then R at the stop sign. Follow Lakewood Dr. to the club.
CLUB ADDRESS: 3100 Lakewood Drive, Flint, MI 48507.
LODGING: Marriott (810) 232-3500, 5202 Gateway Centre Flint, MI 48507 (Hill Rd at US-23) Mention block code G-3076 when calling hotel directly to make reservations. Please make reservations by August 8, 2010 to obtain this reduced rate.
PRACTICE ROUNDS: Please contact the golf shop for rates and availability, (810) 743-6750.. Contestants must call in advance to reserve a tee time and identify themselves as GAM Championship contestants.
GPS AND RANGE FINDERS: In this competition, a player may obtain distance information by using a device that measures distance ONLY. However, if, during a stipulated round, a player uses a distance-measuring device that is designed to gauge or measure other conditions that might affect his play (e.g., gradient, wind-speed, temperature, etc.), the player is in breach of Rule 14-3, for which the penalty is disqualification, regardless of whether any such additional functions are actually used.
FOOD: A complimentary lunch will be available on the first day of the competition. Food will be available for purchase on the other day of the competition.
CADDIES/CARTS: All players are required to walk. Contestants may carry their own bag or bring their own caddie. Flint Golf Club does not have caddies available. Caddies must also walk. Carts are not permitted for caddies or spectators.
PRACTICE RANGE: Opens at 6:45 a.m. and is complimentary for players on the day of the competition, prior to play only.
PLAYOFF: A tie for the Championship only will be determined by a sudden death playoff. Ties for runner-up will be broken by scorecard playoff.
WITHDRAWAL: If you must withdraw, contact the GAM office at (248) 478-9242. If you call after business hours, please leave message on voice mail #24. Failure to notify may result in suspension from future GAM competitions.